Sky Observer's Guide

Sky Observer's Guide

by R. Newton Mayall, Margaret Mayall, Jerome Wyckoff, John Polgreen
     
 

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Filled with practical information for the amateur astronomer, this Golden Guide explains:

-How to select and use binoculars and telescopes
-How to best observe stars, the moon, planets, comets, meteors, and other celestial objects
-How to use star charts

Profusely illustrated with photographs, diagrams, charts, and tables, this guide is recommended by

Overview

Filled with practical information for the amateur astronomer, this Golden Guide explains:

-How to select and use binoculars and telescopes
-How to best observe stars, the moon, planets, comets, meteors, and other celestial objects
-How to use star charts

Profusely illustrated with photographs, diagrams, charts, and tables, this guide is recommended by leading astronomers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781582381558
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
04/28/2001
Series:
A Golden Guide from St. Martin's Press Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
4.10(w) x 6.07(h) x 0.37(d)

Meet the Author

Golden Guides first appeared in 1949 and quickly established themselves as authorities on subjects from Natural History to Science. Relaunched in 2000, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press feature modern, new covers as part of a multi-year, million-dollar program to revise, update, and expand the complete line of guides for a new generation of students.

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